Troy and new co-host Thomasine Tynes are joined by former Congressman Bob Brady of Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District.
Robert “Bob” A. Brady is a former Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Brady was first elected by the voters of Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District in 1998. On January 31, 2018, Brady announced that he would not seek re-election. He said, “I’ve been married for 21 years. For twenty of those years, I’ve been going to Washington four days a week. I need to come back home.”
Brady is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from St. Thomas More High School in 1963 and entered the workforce as a carpenter. He joined the Carpenters’ Union and eventually became one of its leaders. Brady has lectured at the University of Pennsylvania and is also a member of the Teachers Union. In addition, he has experience working as an insurance and real estate agent and union lobbyist. Before becoming a congressman, Brady was chairman of the Philadelphia Democratic Party and a member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.